Sridhar  Sundaram, D.B.A.

Sridhar Sundaram, D.B.A.

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Oakland Community College

Program Guide: Therapeutic Recreation

First Year

First Semester
ENG 1510 3
MAT 1150 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
BIO 1530 4
17
Second Semester
ENG 1520 3
U.S. Diversity/Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PSY 2510 3
CHE 1000 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
EXL 2010 4
MAT 1580 4
BIO 2630 4
PSY 2740 3
Humanities elective 3
18
Second Semester
BIO 2640 4
EXL 2032 4
PSY 2910 3
CHE 1320 4
MED 1103 3
18
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year. Many of the prerequisite recreation courses are not available at OCC.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • Therapeutic Recreation is a secondary admit program.  To learn more about applying, visit www.gvsu.edu/tr
  • World Perpsectives electives:  ANT 1540, ANT 2750, ARA 2620, BUS 2150, CHI 2620, ENG 2530, ENG 2540, FRE 2620, GEO 1520, GER 2620, GLS 2900 - 2920, HIS 1520, HUM 2710, JPN 2620, MUS 1585, POL 2610, RUS 2620, SPA 2620
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 1610, HIS 2510, HIS 2520, HIS 2610, SOC 2520, SOC 2530, SOC 2560

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Recreation therapists may serve as counselors, community educators and organizers, administrators, supervisors, consultants, and researchers. Professionals might find themselves in any of the following settings: hospitals, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatric hospitals, community mental health clinics, substance abuse centers, respite day programs, hospice, school systems, schools or residential centers for those with specific disabilities, special schools or treatment clinics, child protective agencies, sheltered workshops, programs operated by public recreation and park departments.

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